Professor Andrew Eder, BDS (Lond), LDS (RCS Eng), MSc (Lond), MRD (RCS Eng and RCPS Glas), FDS (RCS Eng and Ed), FCGDent, FHEA, is Emeritus Professor and formerly Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute having been a clinical academic at the Eastman since 1990. Throughout this time, Professor Eder has contributed to the training of postgraduates and NHS trainees as well as provided high quality care for patients with complex oral health needs. Most recently, Professor Eder was Pro-Vice-Provost at UCL with responsibility for short courses and executive education across all academic departments. Prior to this, he was Director of Education at the Eastman with responsibility for education and CPD across the Institute. Alongside his academic roles, and as a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Professor Eder has also been in referral specialist practice in central London for almost 30 years with a special interest in the management of patients with tooth wear. He is Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and a past President of Alpha Omega, the British Society for Restorative Dentistry and the Royal Society of Medicine’s Dental Section. Professor Eder is an Elected Board Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is Chair of the Restorative Specialty Membership Examinations and also the Academic and Innovation Strategy Committee. Professor Eder has also served on the Editorial Boards of the British Dental Journal and the European Journal of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics and has published extensively. In recognition of his various professional, charitable and communal roles, Professor Eder has received honorary fellowships and degrees as well as prizes for teaching and learning.
Dr Maurice Faigenblum, BDS (Lond), LDS (RCS Eng), FDS (RCPS Glas), worked as a clinical academic in the Prosthetics Department at the Eastman Dental Hospital for almost three decades. He was Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer from 1981 to 2003 during which time he developed a special interest in overdenture treatment and the management of tooth wear. As Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at UCL Eastman CPD from 2003 to 2012, Dr Faigenblum was the Academic Lead for the teaching of removable prosthodontics and also for the British Dental Journal’s CPD Programme from its launch in 2003 with over 20,000 registered participants from across the globe. In 2012, he was appointed Honorary Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL Eastman CPD. Special areas of clinical interest have included biometric guides for complete dentures and implants, advanced tooth wear and also the management of sleep-related breathing disorders. Dr Faigenblum is a past President of Alpha Omega London Dental Society. He has lectured extensively throughout his career and published articles in the British Dental Journal and other leading dental journals. Dr Faigenblum is recognised by the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Prosthodontics and has recently retired from specialist clinical practice after 60 years.